MLB: Florida 3, San Diego 2

July 5, 2007 at 6:45 PM   |   0 comments

SAN DIEGO, July 5 (UPI) -- Byung-Hyun Kim and four relievers combined on a three-hitter Thursday afternoon as the Florida Marlins edged San Diego, 3-2.

Florida's Jeremy Hermida had two hits, including a solo homer in the fourth that drove in the eventual winning run.

Matt Treanor had two hits, including a two-run single in the second for the Marlins, who have split their last six games.

Kim (4-4) gave up three hits and two earned runs in 6 1/3 innings with two walks and seven strikeouts.

Erasmo Ramirez struck out the only batter he faced in the seventh. Justin Miller and Armando Benitez hurled 1 2/3 scoreless innings, and Kevin Gregg recorded his 17th save.

San Diego got its runs on a triple by Marcus Giles in the first and a double by Michael Barrett in the seventh.

The NL West-leading Padres have split their last four games.

The loser was all-star Jake Peavy (9-3).

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